A morning with UN Ambassador Samantha Power

It’s not everyday you get to spend a morning with a United Nations Ambassador in your home county. So I jumped at the opportunity to attend a Q&A session with Samantha Power at the Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival in Waterville last month. In what was a major coup for the South Kerry festival, Samantha Power was … Continue reading A morning with UN Ambassador Samantha Power

The Pros and Predicaments of an Irish Passport

The retirement of my constant travel companion, my passport, is imminent. The time has come to acquire a new version and I hope it will serve me as well as the previous two. My first passport saw me frequent the UK; my current and expiring passport travelled Europe predominantly. Hopefully passport Mk3 will bring me … Continue reading The Pros and Predicaments of an Irish Passport